6.0/10
150
7 user 3 critic

Diagnosis: Murder (1975)

A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife so he can be with his mistress, but his wife mysteriously disappears before he can carry out his plan.

Director:

Writers:

, (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Diagnosis Murder (TV Movie 1992)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Police detective Steve Sloan believes that top manager Nick Osborn has killed his boss, trust-owner Russell Cord. His father, senior hospital doctor Mark Sloan, is convinced that his ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Hibler
Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Cynthia Gibb, Stephen Caffrey
Mystery | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After one schoolgirl is raped while taking a short cut through the local woods, and another is murdered in the same woods a few days later, the local police are baffled. With the help of a ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers
Stars: Suzy Kendall, Frank Finlay, Freddie Jones
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After she misses her train, a young woman is forced to hitch a ride back to town. After managing to get away from a lecherous trucker, she is given a ride by a good-looking but somewhat ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers
Stars: Hayley Mills, Simon Ward, Sterling Hayden
The Keeper (1976)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The Keeper of Underwood Asylum has the mental patients of the wealthiest families in British Columbia. The rest of the family members have been dying under mysterious circumstances, so ... See full summary »

Director: T.Y. Drake
Stars: Christopher Lee, Tell Schreiber, Sally Drake
The Trap (1966)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

Director: Sidney Hayers
Stars: Rita Tushingham, Oliver Reed, Rex Sevenoaks
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Insurance investigator must find out who is setting fires. Along the way he meets and works with a beautiful newspaper reporter and falls in love.

Director: Sidney Hayers
Stars: Chad Everett, Anjanette Comer, Keith Barron
Dark Places (1973)
Horror | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.

Director: Don Sharp
Stars: Christopher Lee, Joan Collins, Herbert Lom
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

This film starts out like the Love Boat on acid, as a cast of varied characters, with various issues, take Captain Eric Porter's leaky cargo ship to escape their troubles. When a violent ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Carreras, Leslie Norman
Stars: Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef, Suzanna Leigh
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A family plots to take its revenge on the man who raped and murdered their daughter.

Director: Sidney Hayers
Stars: Joan Collins, James Booth, Ray Barrett
The Trust (2016)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault.

Directors: Alex Brewer, Benjamin Brewer
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood, Sky Ferreira
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Led by a sinister minister, a controlling religious sect called the Brethren has taken control of widow Birdy Wemys, sending her unstable son, Kenny, into a spiraling descent into madness ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hartford-Davis
Stars: Ann Todd, Patrick Magee, Tony Beckley
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, and finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man, but nobody believes her.

Director: Jimmy Sangster
Stars: Judy Geeson, Joan Collins, Ralph Bates
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Det. Insp. Lomax
...
Helen
...
Dr. Stephen Hayward
Tony Beckley ...
Sgt. Greene
Dilys Hamlett ...
Julia Hayward
...
Mary Dawson
...
Bob Dawson
David Trevena ...
Johnson
Adrian Cairns ...
Morgan
Daphne Neville ...
Nurse Fisher
Hugh Smith-Marriott ...
Dr. Chapman
Hubert Tucker ...
Ronalds
David Langford ...
Gray
Edit

Storyline

A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife so he can be with his mistress, but his wife mysteriously disappears before he can carry out his plan.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief sexual content | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 June 1976 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Der See der verstümmelten Leichen  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Last cinema film to be directed by Sidney Hayers. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Intriguing story, surprise ending.
18 May 2000 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

I taped this just because Christopher Lee was in it and got around to watching it last night. I didn't expect much but was pleasantly surprised.

A doctor is suspected by the police of murdering his wife but they can't find a body. During the movie all kinds of deceptive clues are dropped which leads a person to think a certain event took place but in fact didn't. This, to me is what makes a good murder mystery film, leaving the audience guessing...

That's what this film accomplishes.

If you like murder mysteries then watch this movie. (7/10)


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Diagnosis: Murder (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?